Utopia

1. A place of ideal perfection, especially in laws, government, and social conditions
2. An impractical scheme for social improvement
3. An imaginary and indefinitely remote place
(Merriam-Webster)

In 1516, Thomas More wrote a satirical book in Latin entitled Utopia, which described a fictional island society. More created the term utopia. Its origins are Greek ("ou," no, and "topos," place), and it means "no place." It isn't the easiest of reads, but if you want to have a look, you can find it here: Utopia

Nothing is perfect. But we can strive for perfection, so long as it does not consume us in the process. Perfectionism, however, is the death knell of writing. If you cannot accept this, your story will never be finished.
Utopia has its issues, too. Like perfection, it is not achievable. But we can strive towards utopia, and lift everyone up, making life better in the process. 
Utopias, past and present

A writer's utopia can be a refuge.


What is your utopia?


“Not until the creation and maintenance of decent conditions of life for all people are recognized and accepted as a common obligation of all people and all countries--not until then shall we, with a certain degree of justification, be able to speak of humankind as civilized.” -Albert Einstein

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moon and mountains landscape
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fractal background planet
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ocean 


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